Lily says, "Grow your young reader's love of reading with these 5 fascinating G-H-I level books."
• Monster School: First Day Frights
• Penny and Her Song
• Cookies: A Mr. and Mrs. Green Adventure
• Best Friends: The True Story of Owen and Mzee
• Katy Duck Makes a Friend
Best Friends: The True Story of Owen and Mzee
Best Friends: The True Story of Owen and Mzee by Roberta Edwards, Leveled Books G-H-I
in 2004, after a tsunami in Southeast Asia, a baby hippo was discovered orphaned and alone. A wildlife refuge in Kenya became his new home, and there he met Mzee, a 130-year-old tortoise. The two became the best of friends, doing everything together, and sleeping side by side. It's a Leveled Reader favorite, the true story of an amazing friendship, for readers of all ages.
Author: Roberta Edwards Binding Type: Paperback Fiction/Nonfiction: Nonfiction Leveled Group: G-H-I Age Level: 5-7 Grade: Kindergarten-1st
Katy Duck Makes a Friend
Katy Duck Makes a Friend by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, leveled books G-H-I
Katy Duck hopes her new neighbor loves to dance as much as she does. When she meets him she discovers that instead he loves things that go fast-- cars and planes and rocket ships. Katy wonders if they can find a common interest. You can count on Katy Duck to come up with a creative answer! Katy Duck Makes a Friend is part of the Ready-to-Read series. It's simple plot, basic dialogue, some sight word vocabulary, and some new vocabulary make this a high interest book for readers who are gaining momentum.
Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Binding type: Paperback
Leveled Group: G-H-I
Age level: 5-7
Penny and Her Song
Penny and Her Song by Kevin Henkes, leveled books G-H-I
Penny comes home from school with a song to sing. Her parents are afraid she will wake the babies, so Penny has to wait. Then after the babies wake up and after dinner, Penny sings her song for the whole family, and they all join in! From Kevin Henkes, the creator of many of our favorite characters, comes this lovable new character whose imagination and enthusiasm are highly contagious. You just know that she will continue to sing and dance her way through childhood.
Author: Kevin Henkes
Binding Type: Paperback
Leveled Group: G-H-I
Age Level: 5-7
Monster School: First Day Frights
Monster School: First Day Frights by Dave Keane, leveled books G-H-I Norm is just a normal kid-- no horns, no fangs or claws, and no tail. It's his first day of Monster School, where he feels very different. He feels like he doesn't belong, that is, until he finds something that makes him seem weird and abnormal. Beginning readers will delight in all the zany descriptions of students that attend Monster School. It's an entertaining story with a twist on that universal theme of fitting in.
Cookies: A Mr. and Mrs. Green Adventure
Cookies: A Mr. and Mrs. Green Adventure by Keith Baker, leveled books G-H-I Mr. Green investigates a "terrible" batch of cookies by eating every last one. Snappity-snap, crunchity-crunch... deeeeeee-licious! But now what will he tell Mrs. Green? This Green Light Reader consists of short sentences, simple dialogue, and a delightful sense of humor.
Author: Keith Baker Binding Type: Paperback Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction Leveled Group: G-H-I Age Level: 5-7 Grade: K-1